Mission: At Qualtrics, our mission is to close the experience gap.
Best Places to Work: 2016 (#44)
Dan's 'take' on his day-to-day Qualtrics - "The first thing I would do is fist bump my team as I go and grab breakfast." Read more about our #QualtricsLife http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQMoC
After all, our employees engineer, sell, market, and support the Experience Management Platform around the world. Our software is only as strong as our collective will to improve every day.
It’s why we use our platform to run regular employee surveys—and follow up on the results with immediate action.
Why we hold an all-hands meeting every week—with live participation from our offices around the globe.
Why our board members are more apt to share information than to hoard it.
Why our CEO works from a standing desk next to our creative team.
Why our benefits packages and workspaces are always subject to revision—but only for the better.
Our employees are why we’re here—and we never forget that.
No matter what team you join at Qualtrics, you’ll have the opportunity to jump in and solve challenging, skillset-expanding problems from day one. You’ll feel like you’re in the most important role of your career. At least, until your next promotion at Qualtrics.
We have offices in almost every corner of the world, with no corner offices to be found. We are one team—constantly coordinating efforts and sharing expertise to get the job done.
Dublin Office In-House Pub
Sydney Office Harbor View
Provo Office Fitness Center
Team Session in the Seattle Office
Lunch at The Hub in the Provo Office
Seattle Rooftop Happy Hour
Insight Summit Ski Day at Park City
Insight Summit Elton John Concert
In each of our global offices, we strive to offer unparalleled benefits.For example,in the US, we offer 100% employer-paid medical premiums with employer HSA contributions ranging from $1000-$2500; a comprehensive Maternity Leave Program that includes paid leave, a mentor program, and flexible return to work options; and a paid Holiday Week for the entire company the last week of the year.
I have been working at Qualtrics full-time (More than 3 years)
I genuinely believe Qualtrics is a special place. Like yeah, we've got the cool perks like yummy catered food, a cool office space with an unreal rooftop view, great benefits with competitive salaries, and an HR team who consistently solicits feedback on how to keep employees happy. But the real reason I love Qualtrics is that we're in this really exciting spot where the company is doing fantastically from a business side, which allows us to heavily invest in bringing in talented technical folks from various other businesses, creating a dynamic and deep developer team. The more we hire good, high-quality engineers with experience growing and scaling fast-moving companies, the better we've been getting.
On a personal note, Qualtrics has afforded me incredible opportunities for early career growth (I'm leading a team here, and it's my first real job!), and I think that the leadership does a great job giving opportunities to people at the org who show potential to be high-impact employees
We've historically built certain things quickly to hit business deadlines, which resulted in us shipping poorly architected and low-quality code for some features. We're definitely improving our development process across the board, but we've still got a significant amount of tech debt that we need to continue to pay down with best practices. Lastly, we have a problem with people scale; there's just so much to do and not enough employees to reasonably do it all. Let's keep hiring great people!
Advice to Management
Up the frequency of employee pulse surveys, continue to promote/provide opportunities for internal folks, and keep listening to your employees. Focus on training and building good management (excited for the changes that Russ may provide on that front). Listen to your directs.
I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Qualtrics.
The interview process is very tough at Qualtrics. I knew a regional manager on the inside, and I still had to interview with 5-6 different people. My first interview was three different people before I even got an interview with the manager. Everyone in the interview process was very professional, and overall it was a great experience.